Susan brings to CNSNews.com a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined CNSNews.com in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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January 16, 2017, 8:11 AM EST
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said the back-and-forth between President-elect Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) over the weekend is “very unfortunate.”
January 16, 2017, 7:20 AM EST
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) insists that Obamacare replacement should happen at the same time as repeal, and he's produced a replacement bill that will "give access to the most amount of people at the least amount of cost."
January 16, 2017, 6:22 AM EST
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), a member of the intelligence committee, says she believes Russian interference altered the outcome of the presidential election.
January 16, 2017, 5:30 AM EST
Reacting to Rep. John Lewis claim that Donald Trump is not a "legitimate president," Vice President-elect Mike Pence said on Sunday, "Donald Trump won this election fair and square, thirty of 50 states, more counties than any Republican since Ronald Reagan, and the American people know that."
January 16, 2017, 5:04 AM EST
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he has a "good relationship" with Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and has worked with him on criminal justice reform. And while Sen. Paul appreciates Lewis "being a civil rights icon...I would also say that doesn't make us immune from criticism or debate."
January 13, 2017, 11:09 AM EST
"There has to be an investigation into these charges that his campaign coordinated with Russia. He should -- he has to release his taxes, because we have to know--"
January 13, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Right from the start, Harris indicated that because Pompeo supports traditional marriage, he might discriminate against LGBT employees.
January 13, 2017, 5:45 AM EST
Mattis said his main concern is military readiness and force lethality.
January 12, 2017, 10:34 AM EST
Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced on Thursday they are introducing a resolution to end all U.S. taxpayer funding for the United Nations "unless and until" the U.N. reverses a measure condemning Israel.
January 12, 2017, 7:45 AM EST
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said he spoke to President-elect Donald Trump last evening, expressing his "profound dismay at the leaks that have been occurring in the press."
January 12, 2017, 6:16 AM EST
Army Col. Brett Sylvia, the current commander of the 1,700-person unit responsible for the advise and assist mission in Iraq, told reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday that he attended a Christmas Day service in a recently liberated Christian city -- in a church newly renovated by Iraqi Muslims.
January 11, 2017, 12:04 PM EST
"I want to thank a lot of the news organizations here today because they looked at that nonsense that was released by-- maybe the intelligence agencies, who knows -- but maybe the intelligence agencies, which would be a tremendous blot on their record if they in fact did that. A tremendous blot,” President-elect Donald Trump told a news conference on Wednesday.
January 11, 2017, 10:24 AM EST
Rex Tillerson, nominated to serve as Donald Trump's secretary of state, said the United States must be "clear-eyed about its relationship with Russia."
January 11, 2017, 8:59 AM EST
President Obama, the man who has embraced "change" throughout his presidency, used the word 16 times in his farewell speech Tuesday night, but he did not directly mention the change Americans embraced in November by voting for Donald Trump.  
January 11, 2017, 7:11 AM EST
In his farewell address Tuesday night, President Obama said he wanted to focus on "the state of our democracy." "His conclusion: "[A]ll of us have more work to do," and "we all have to try harder," especially when it comes to inequality and race relations. 
January 11, 2017, 6:10 AM EST
Part of the nation's opioid addiction problems stems from "a very overly medicated society," retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, the Homeland Security Secretary nominee, told his confirmation hearing on Tuesday.
January 11, 2017, 5:34 AM EST
"A physical barrier in and of itself will not do the job," Retired Marine Corps General John Kelly, the Homeland Security Secretary nominee, told Congress on Tuesday.
January 10, 2017, 12:13 PM EST
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said he believes President Obama's executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional "for a number of reasons."
January 10, 2017, 11:09 AM EST
"Hopefully, that attorney general would have the confidence of the president and avoid a situation that would be unacceptable," Sessions responded.
January 10, 2017, 10:21 AM EST
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice "strongly endorses" the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) to serve as U.S. attorney general, Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said at Tuesday's confirmation hearing.